Ecuador (AEMPPI) - Universidad Técnica de Manabí
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
223086
15000
Gastroenterology, cardiology, endocrinology, dermatology, geriatrics, infectology, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, pediatrics, neonatology, psychiatry, rehabilitation, rheumatology, allergology, hematology, genetics, surgery, gynecology, laboratory, x-rays
All year except for December and January
6 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
YES
YES, HOST FAMILY
Same as AEMPPI Ecuador
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LEOs
Jesús Loor Vera
OVERVIEW
Portoviejo, it is the capital of the Province, as well as the largest and most populated city of the same
with an approximate population of 223086 inhabitants. It is crossed by the Portoviejo River,
in the center of the coastal region of Ecuador, in an extensive plain, at an altitude of 53 meters above sea
level and with a tropical rainy climate of 26 ° C on average.
It is known as "The City of the Royal Tamarinds", because in it there were trees of these species.
In this canton, urban, rural tourism, excursion and adventure are practiced.
Its main tourist attraction is Crucita, considered the most ideal place for flying sports like paragliding. Another attraction is the "Route of Enchantment", with a series of recreation centers to enjoy nature. Portoviejo has a lot of history, tradition and great archaeological potential. At the beginning of this
century, a large number of archaeological pieces and remains of ancient cities were discovered,
on top of Cerro de Hojas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVbn8FnvSws

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS
UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA DE MANABÍ https://www.utm.edu.ec/

School of Medicine: Facultad de Ciencias Médicas.

Depending on the medical department you choose, we will find the best hospital for you to develop your clinical clerkship:
HOSPITAL REGIONAL DR. VERDI CEVALLOS BALDA
HOSPITAL DEL INSTITUTO ECUATORIANO DE SEGURIDAD SOCIAL
HOSPITAL DE ESPECIALIDADES 
PRIVATE CLINICS




RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
Our University has a simulation clinic in all areas and laboratories where you can learn in the best way
BOARDING
You will be assigned a host family who will provide lodging and two meals a day during their stay in the city, same that will meet you at the terminal or airport when you arrive.
LODGING
Host Family
TRANSPORTATION
Portoviejo, has a variety of transportation.
Private taxi: private taxis and various cooperatives which with a call access your location, so the unit will be waiting outside your home.
Public transportation: being buses of different lines that run throughout the city, which like taxis are easily accessible almost in all areas of Manta.
Bicycles: The city consists of cycle paths in the center and south of the city in strategic areas. Thanks to all these benefits, mobilizing will not be a problem.
The transportation is paid by the exchange student, and instructed by his host.
SOCIAL PROGRAM
CRUCITA BEACH
A beach full of charms where you can practice to see and make a beautiful sunset.
LAS VEGAS PARK It is considered as the lung of the capital Manabi. A space of green areas and recreation suitable
for families, with areas such as: amphitheater, stage, dressing rooms, kiosks, courts, skating rink,
wetland, theater for artistic and cultural presentations.
LA ROTONDA PARK The place has green areas, multiple use courts, cycle routes, system of artificial lagoons,
sources with holograms and led lights, spaces for artistic shows, climbing wall for the practice of climbing
13 meters high, skating rink and area of skateboarding.
MUST SEE
CRUCITA BEACH, PORTOVIEJO
Main destination in Ecuador and one of the three best places in South America, where you will find a great place to watch the sunset and practice paragliding.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The use of uniform is mandatory while you are attending to your practice.

Welcome to portoviejo, we are waiting for you!